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Re: Call for Consensus (CfC); Publish "Techniques for providing useful text alternatives"

From: Mark Sadecki <mark.sadecki@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:58:01 -0400
Message-ID: <CAOego5PNCBDgTMi2frUbo8kF2u2f9Xd8oQN60r_n0QfsCyk8WQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
+1 to publishing this as a note.

Thanks to Steve F for all the meaningful work that went into this and its
inclusion in HTML5.

Mark

On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 5:47 PM, janina@rednote.net <janina@rednote.net>
wrote:

> Colleagues:
>
> This time with the correct pointer. Sorry, everyone; and thanks, John!
>
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the HTML-A11Y Task Force to
> publish the revised "Techniques for providing useful text alternatives"
> as a W3C note.
>
> The candidate document is available at:
>
> http://www.w3.org/2015/03/alt-draft.html
>
> As discussed over several recent Task Force teleconferences, this CfC
> would effectively publish only a stub document inasmuch as the content
> formerly provided by this document has been subsumed by the HTML 5.0
> specification itself.
>
> ACTION TO TAKE
>
> According to agreed Procedures, this CfC is now open for objection,
> comment, as well as statements of support via email. Silence will be
> interpreted as support, though messages of support are certainly
> welcome.
>
> If you object to this proposed action, or have comments concerning this
> proposal, please respond by replying on list to this message no later
> than 23:59 (Midnight) Boston Time on Thursday 16 April..
>
> Janina Sajka, For the Task Force Co-Facilitators
>
>
> --
>
> Janina Sajka,   Phone:  +1.443.300.2200
>                         sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
>                 Email:  janina@rednote.net
>
> Linux Foundation Fellow
> Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:       http://a11y.org
>
> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> Chair,  Protocols & Formats     http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
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>
> --
>
> Janina Sajka,   Phone:  +1.443.300.2200
>                         sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
>                 Email:  janina@rednote.net
>
> Linux Foundation Fellow
> Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:       http://a11y.org
>
> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> Chair,  Protocols & Formats     http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
>         Indie UI                        http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/
>
>
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